Life is a Blessing: A Biography of Jerome Lejeune--Geneticist, Doctor, Father

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Jerome Lejeune was one of the most highly regarded geneticists of modern times. He discovered numerous sicknesses of genetic origin, of which Down Syndrome (Trisomy 21) is the best known, and he was an ardent defender of life and of the dignity of "those who are mentally wounded", as he called them, to whom he dedicated his entire life, his energy and his talents. Jerome Lejeune was a "sign of contradiction for our time" according to the words of Pope John Paul II. A man of faith, a man with heart, he was also a very great ...

Life is a Blessing: A Biography of Jerome Lejeune--Geneticist, Doctor, Father 2001, Ignatius Press, San Francisco, CA

ISBN-13: 9780898708127

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